[CT Birds] FW: RI Pelagic Sept. 6th

claudia longmore cllongmore at cox.net
Sun Aug 12 19:39:41 EDT 2012


What else are sick days and a note from your mother for :-)

Claudia longmore

-----Original Message-----
From: ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org
[mailto:ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org] On Behalf Of Alex Burdo
Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2012 3:39 PM
To: philiprusch at charter.net
Cc: CT Birds
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] FW: RI Pelagic Sept. 6th

A tad ridiculous to make this trip on a weekday.....whatever happened to
work and school?

Alex Burdo
Fairfield

On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 9:30 PM, <philiprusch at charter.net> wrote:

> I've been asked to forward this to CT BIRDS by Carlos Pedro from Rhode 
> Island.
>
> Phil Rusch
> Chaplin, CT
>
>
>
>
> For the fourth year an overnight Pelagic trip has been scheduled to 
> Block Canyon and the shelf edge south of RI. I have reserved September 
> 6 th on the 'Lady Frances' out of Galilee, RI. The boat would depart 
> on Thursday September 6th at 9 PM and return on the 7th at 9 PM.There 
> are bunks onboard for 45 passengers but this trip will be limited to 
> 40.The idea would be to sleep on the way and wake up at dawn 90 miles 
> out on the shelf edge, bird until 3 PM and return to port.
> There is a full
> Galley and food and drink can be bought or you can bring your own. The 
> cost of the trip if we can get 40 birders will be $175. This price 
> includes a tip for the mates.
>
> This trip could present a great opportunity to possibly see some of 
> the rarer visitors to RI waters such as Audubon's Shearwater, Bridled 
> and Arctic Tern, South Polar Skua, Jaegers, White-faced and Leech's 
> Storm-petrels and Band-rumped Storm-petrel. On previous trips we have 
> had a Black-capped Petrel, Bridled Tern, Band-rumped 
> Storm-petrel,Long-tailed Jaegers and many Audubon's Shearwaters. We 
> continue to hope for White-faced Storm-petrel and this trip is 
> scheduled to offer the greatest possibility.
>
> Please let me know if you are interested as soon as possible. Payment 
> would be due in mid August. My e-mail is
>
>
>                    dcpedro at cox.net.
>
>
> Further info on the 'Lady Frances' can be obtained on the 'FRANCES FLEET'
> website.
>
> Carlos Pedro
>
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